Peter Batten

Managing Director


Director at CoaX Helicopters Limited since June 2010
Primary Responsibility - Operational Management of the CoaX Helicopter Project


Brief Resume

1975 – 1979
RAAF Academy BSc, Grad Dip Mil Av

1981
Completed Pilot Training RAAF Base Pearce WA

1982 – 1992
Flew and instructed as a Fighter Combat Instructor RAAF Mirage and Macchi aircraft. Toured on posting, Butterworth Airbase – Malaysia, RAAF Base Darwin, RAAF Base Williamtown. Successfully completed Electronic Warfare Systems Course

1988 – 2014
Gained ATPL and joined a commercial airline. Flown in command of 747, 767, and A330 aircraft

2010 – Now
Director, CoaX Helicopters Limited

2012
Managing Director CoaX Helicopters Limited


Current Areas of Responsibility at CoaX Helicopters

– Solidworks Project
– Test Flight Project
– External point of contact for… UAS, AAUS Australia, CASA, Military
– Electronic Information Systems
– Engineering Systems


Life’s Little Challenges

– 8 hour straight Weapons Exam during Fighter Combat Instructor Course
– 747 Command Training
– Bringing up Teenagers
– Building a Helicopter Company


Why I came to CoaX Helicopters

– This is such a unique and highly exciting opportunity, I could not imagine not being part of the CoaX Team.
– My wife said I couldn’t do it !!!!!